A yellow-ground grisaille-enameled fish bowl, Qing dynasty, Dayazhai mark, Guangxu period (1875-1908)

Lot 901. A yellow-ground grisaille-enameled fish bowl, Qing dynasty, Dayazhai mark, Guangxu period (1875-1908). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

heavily potted, the deep rounded sides rising to a short rim, painted around the exterior in varying tones of gray with leafy branches of peony against a thick yellow-enameled ground, inscribed in iron-red below the rim with the Daya Zhai mark surrounded by two confronting dragons within an oval panel reserved in white - Diameter 18 1/4  in., 46.4 cm

ProvenanceP. C. Lu & Sons, Ltd, Hong Kong, 1984.

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 17 Sep 2016, 10:00 AM